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METRO EVENT | Acclaimed documentary ‘Shadows of Liberty’ to screen at UT-Austin

‘Shadows of Liberty’ reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. AUSTIN — The University of Texas at Austin Journalism School and the Texas State Employees Union are presenting a free screening of the internationally … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Acclaimed documentary ‘Shadows of Liberty’ to screen at UT-Austin

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Dan and Christy Foster :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay

John Clay, whose unique musical vision reflected a vicious honesty tempered only by his darkly innocent sense of humor, is dead at 74. By Dan and Christy Foster | The Rag Blog | January 14, 2015 AUSTIN — Austin lost its most … finish reading Dan and Christy Foster :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Former NFL star David Meggyesy wrote the classic memoir, ‘Out of Their League’

Meggyesy speaks out on the uber-violent ‘military culture’ of pro football. And he calls new UT coach Charlie Strong’s ‘hard-ass’ approach ‘insane.’ By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | September 8, 2014 David Meggyesy, author of the classic football … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Former NFL star David Meggyesy wrote the classic memoir, ‘Out of Their League’

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METRO | Alice Embree : A moving memorial for the victims of the UT Tower shootings

Whitman survivor Claire Wilson James said, ‘It was so important to me that a student group organized this event, and that a younger generation is carrying these stories forward.’ By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2014 … finish reading METRO | Alice Embree : A moving memorial for the victims of the UT Tower shootings

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METRO | Robust UT-Austin campus coalition fights corporatized ‘shared services’ plan

Event: Stop Shared Services Rally Sponsor: UT Save Our Community Coalition Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Time: Noon Place: South Mall, University of Texas at Austin By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 14, 2014 AUSTIN — A … finish reading METRO | Robust UT-Austin campus coalition fights corporatized ‘shared services’ plan

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PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Al Reinert with singer Sima Cunningham; pundit Jim Hightower; education activists Julian Vasquez Heilig and Mike Klonsky; and politics with Glenn Smith and Jeff Crosby. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2014 Listen … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

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Robert Jensen : Truce at the UT Factory

East Mall fountain, University of Texas at Austin. Photo by Frank Jaquier / Flickr. With truce at the UT factory, time to face tough choices More than ever we need a university that refuses to serve power and instead focuses … finish reading Robert Jensen : Truce at the UT Factory

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Journalism Prof Robert Jensen is ‘Arguing for Our Lives’

Rag Radio podcast:  Journalism professor and activist Robert Jensen is ‘Arguing for Our Lives‘ “I feel what I’m often doing is kind of a remedial course in how to see the world.” — Robert Jensen on Rag Radio By Thorne … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Journalism Prof Robert Jensen is ‘Arguing for Our Lives’

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Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

Massive march against the War in Vietnam, Austin, Texas, May 8, 1970. Image from The Rag Blog. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/2 — Student Activism and the Anti-War Movement at the University of Texas By Bob Feldman … finish reading Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : A Conversation With Austin Chronicle Editor and SXSW Co-Founder Louis Black

Austin Chronicle editor and South by Southwest co-founder Louis Black in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Austin Chronicle editor Louis Black,co-founder of South by … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : A Conversation With Austin Chronicle Editor and SXSW Co-Founder Louis Black

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anne Lewis’ Documentary About Anne Braden Is ‘Gem of a Film’

Filmmaker Anne Lewis on Rag Radio in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, February 22, 2012. Photo by William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis,co-director of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot By Rag … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anne Lewis’ Documentary About Anne Braden Is ‘Gem of a Film’

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Bob Feldman : Texas Civil Rights Movement Wins Big Victories, 1954-1973

White and African American students from Austin area colleges sit in at a segregated lunch counter on Congress Avenue in Austin, April 1960 as part of a concerted effort to integrate lunch counters. Image from Austin History Center. The hidden … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Civil Rights Movement Wins Big Victories, 1954-1973

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